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Adam Yore

Associate Professor and Stephen Furbacher Professor of Organizational Change
324 Cornell Hall

700 Tiger Avenue
Columbia, MO 65211

Professor Yore's research focuses on corporate governance and has been published in top peer-reviewed scholarly journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Empirical Finance, The Financial Review, the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, and the Journal of Corporate Finance.

His work board structure, executive compensation, and managerial integrity has broad practitioner interest and has been cited over 75 times by media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, The Washington Post, CNBC, the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Bloomberg, Fox Business, and CNN Money.

Professor Yore's primary teaching interest is in corporate finance. He currently teaches the undergraduate Financial Management course, the Investment Fund Management course (a.k.a., the student managed portfolio), and two Ph.D.-level Corporate Finance seminars at the University of Missouri.

Professor Yore earned his Ph.D. from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He also earned an M.B.A. with concentrations in Finance and Leadership at the University of South Florida and a B.S.B.A. in Decision and Information Science from the University of Florida.


BSBA, Decision and Information Science, University of Florida, 2002; MBA, Financial Markets and Institutions/Leadership, University of South Florida, 2004; PhD, Finance, Drexel University, 2009


Fich, E. M., Harford, J., & Yore, A. S. (2023). "The Effect of Takeover Protection in Quiet Life and Bonding Firms." Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, [Forthcoming].

French, D. F., Kern, A., Morillon, T., & Yore, A. S. (2022). "The Impact of Exchange Listing on Corporate Governance: Evidence from Direct Listings." The Financial Review, 58(2), 197-234.

Field, L.C., Souther, M.E. and Yore, A.S. (2020). "At the table but can not break through the glass ceiling: Board leadership positions elude diverse directors." Journal of Financial Economics, 137(3), 787-814.

Cline, B., Walkling, R. & Yore, A. (2018). "The Market Price of Managerial Indiscretions." Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 30(4), 78-88.

Cline, B. N., Walking, R. A., & Yore, A. S. (2018). "The Consequences of Managerial Indiscretions: Sex, Lies, and Firm Value." Journal of Financial Economics,127(2), 389-415.